[ltp] Ubuntu Linux

Chris McDonough linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 14 Oct 2004 01:10:35 -0400

On Mon, 2004-10-11 at 21:47, Chris McDonough wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-10-11 at 20:26, ash@kgbspy.org wrote:
> > Thanks to all who replied for your suggestions on a fairly off-topic 
> > question! It's quite possible that the ubuntu archive manager reads ltp, 
> > as the linux-source package was added to the archive on Saturday, and 
> > propagated to the mirrors a day later... ;) Looks like I won't have to 
> > build my own kernel until I get sick of the lack of acpi.
> FWIW, I know that at least two Ubuntu developers have ThinkPads (one a
> T42, the other an X-series).  The fellow with the T42 actually helped me
> figure out what hardware to buy for my own for it to be maximally
> Linux-compatible.  He worked on the bootsplash doodad IIRC so that
> should work under Ubuntu on the T-series pretty well. ;-)

Ironically, it doesn't!  I'm still investigating, but I can't seem to
make the bootsplash ("usplash") stuff work at all under Ubuntu.

- C